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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Khartoum

Sudan Sudan

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Khartoum / Khartumen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: El Obeid

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2016.12.10 – ...):Archbishop Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria (64)Archbishop Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria (64)
Auxiliary Bishop (1992.10.06 – ...):Bishop Daniel Marco Kur Adwok (70)Bishop Daniel Marco Kur Adwok (70)

Titular Bishop of Moxori

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Khartoum (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria (64)Archbishop Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria (64)
(2016.12.10 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Khartoum (Sudan)

Born:1959.01.01 (Engoth, Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1992.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:2010.08.15

Coadjutor Bishop of El Obeid (Sudan) (2010.05.29 – 2013.10.28)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of El Obeid (Sudan) (2010.08.15 – 2013.10.28)

Bishop of El Obeid (Sudan) (2013.10.28 – 2015.08.15)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Khartoum (Sudan) (2015.08.15 – 2016.12.10)

Apostolic Administrator of El Obeid (Sudan) (2015.08.15 – 2017.02.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Khartoum (Sudan) (2016.12.10 – ...)

Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako (81)Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako (81)
(1981.10.10 – 2016.12.10)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio a Via Tiburtina
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Khartoum (Sudan)

The truth will set you free

Born:1941.02.27 (Mboro, Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1975.04.06
Created Cardinal:2003.10.21

Apostolic Administrator of Rumbek (South Sudan) (1974 – 1976)

Bishop of Wau (South Sudan) (1974.12.12 – 1979.10.30)

President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference (1978 – 1989)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Khartoum (Sudan) (1979.10.30 – 1981.10.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Khartoum (Sudan) (1981.10.10 – 2016.12.10)

President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference (1993 – 1999)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio a Via Tiburtina (2003.10.21 [2003.12.14] – ...)

President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference (2012.01.01 – 2016.10)

Archbishop Agostino Baroni, M.C.C.J.
(1974.12.12 – 1981.10.10)

Born:1906.10.05 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1930.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1953.09.21
Died:2001.11.10 († 95)

Titular Bishop of Balecium (1953.06.29 – 1974.12.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum (Sudan) (1953.06.29 – 1974.12.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Khartoum (Sudan) (1974.12.12 – 1981.10.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Rumbek (South Sudan) (1982 – 1983)

Vicars Apostolic of Khartoum (Roman Rite)

Bishop Agostino Baroni, M.C.C.J. (later Archbishop)
(1953.06.29 – 1974.12.12)

(see above)

Bishop Francesco Saverio Bini, F.S.C.I.
(1930.11.20 – 1952)

Born:1886.01.26 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1908.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1930.12.07
Died:1953.05.11 († 67)

Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum (Sudan) (1930.11.20 – 1952)

Titular Bishop of Vallis (1930.11.20 – 1953.05.11)

Bishop Paolo Tranquillo Silvestri, F.S.C.I.
(1924.10.29 – 1930.07)

Born:1876.06.11 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1924.12.07
Died:1949.01.22 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum (Sudan) (1924.10.29 – 1930.07)

Titular Bishop of Jerichus (1924.11.05 – 1949.01.22)

Bishop Franz Xavier Geyer, F.S.C.I.
(1913.05.30 – 1922.05)

Born:1859.12.03
Died:1943.04.02 († 83)

Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa (Sudan) (1903.08.06 – 1913.05.30)

Titular Bishop of Trocmades (1903.08.06 – 1943.04.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum (Sudan) (1913.05.30 – 1922.05)

Vicars Apostolic of Central Africa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Franz Xavier Geyer, F.S.C.I.
(1903.08.06 – 1913.05.30)

(see above)

Bishop Antonio Maria Roveggio, F.S.C.I.
(1895.02.08 – 1902.05.02)

Born:1858.11.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1884.03.29
Consecrated Bishop:1895.04.21
Died:1902.05.02 († 43)

Titular Bishop of Amastris (1895.02.08 – 1902.05.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa (Sudan) (1895.02.08 – 1902.05.02)

Archbishop Francesco Sogaro, F.S.C.I.
(1882.10.04 – 1895)

Born:1839.12.31 (Italy)
Died:1912.02.06 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa (Sudan) (1882.10.04 – 1895)

Titular Bishop of Trapezopolis (1885.07.10 – 1894.08.18)

Titular Archbishop of Amida (1894.08.18 – 1912.02.06)

President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy (1903 – 1912.02.06)

Saint Bishop Daniele Comboni, F.S.C.I.
(1872 – 1881.10.10)

In hoc vinces

Born:1831.03.15 (Limone sul Garda, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1854.12.31
Consecrated Bishop:1877.08.02
Died:1881.10.10 (Khartoum, Sudan † 50)
Beatified:1996.03.17
Canonised:2003.10.05

Founder of Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (1867.06.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa (Sudan) (1872 – 1881.10.10)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis (1877.07.02 – 1881.10.10)

Bishop and religious of Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Founder of Combonian Holy Mother Missionary Sisters of Nigrizia.

Bishop Annetto Casolani
(1846.04.03 – 1847.05.02)

Born:1815.08.10 (Valletta, Malta)
Consecrated Bishop:1846.05.24
Died:1866.08.01 († 50)

Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa (Sudan) (1846.04.03 – 1847.05.02)

Titular Bishop of Mauricastrum (1846.04.03 – 1866.08.01)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 981,000 km²

Population: 1,198,400 Catholics (3.8% of 31,568,450 total) (2016)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 90 missions, 78 priests (47 diocesan, 31 religious), 4 deacons, 123 lay religious (38 brothers, 85 sisters), 5 seminarians (2016)

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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